Fixed Income: Global - Broad Market, Broad-based

FWDB Top Performer Intra-day
Price $27.08
Today’s Change 0.24%
4:00pm 02/14/2020
UCON Bottom Performer Intra-day
Price $26.02
Today’s Change -0.22%
4:00pm 02/14/2020

ETF.com Insight

With 21 ETFs and over $11.85B in combined AUM, the Fixed Income: Global - Broad Market, Broad-based segment provides exposure to the Global space with a focus on Broad Credit securities.

Year-to-date, the best-performing ETF in the segment is the AdvisorShares FolioBeyond Smart Core Bond ETF (FWDB), with a total return of 3.99%. Meanwhile, the most popular ETF is the SPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF (TOTL) with $3.41BB in assets under management.

Investors should take a look at the (). This fund has been chosen as an Analyst Pick by FactSet, thus is the best ETF for the average investor. has an expense ratio of -- and tracks the .

Performance Dispersion

ETF.com Efficiency Insight

The average efficiency score in the Fixed Income: Global - Broad Market, Broad-based segment is 78 out of 100, with the Columbia Diversified Fixed Income Allocation ETF(DIAL) obtaining the highest rating of 88 out of 100.

Costs dominate the discussion around efficiency. ETFs in the segment have an average expense ratio of 0.62% per year, with the Columbia Diversified Fixed Income Allocation ETF (DIAL) having the lowest expense ratio, charging investors 0.28% yearly.

Investors should look for funds with tight tracking, such as the Columbia Diversified Fixed Income Allocation ETF (DIAL), with a 12-month median tracking difference of 0.10%.

Tracking Difference (12 Month)

ETF.com Tradability Insight

The average tradability score in the Fixed Income: Global - Broad Market, Broad-based segment is 69 out of 100, with the First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF(FIXD) obtaining the highest rating of 98 out of 100.

The SPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF (TOTL) is the undisputed segment leader when it comes to liquidity. The fund trades 18.64M in daily average volume. Investors should also find ample liquidity in the PIMCO Active Bond ETF (BOND), with $18.40M in daily dollar volume.

Use limit orders to trade funds such as the Virtus Newfleet Dynamic Credit ETF(BLHY), due to their double-digit market spreads.

ETF.com/ Block Liquidity

FISR
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DWFI
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FWDB
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FBND
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TOTL
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FIXD
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BOND
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DIAL
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UCON
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GTO
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JPGB
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RIGS
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HTRB
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WBND
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JCPB
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RFCI
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NFLT
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AFIF
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RFUN
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BLHY
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FFTI
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This measurement shows how easy it is to trade 25,000 shares of each ETF.

ETF.com Fit Insight

The Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse has been selected as the index that most accurately represents the market in question. The benchmark has been selected by the ETF Analytics team at FactSet, according to a series of guidelines to ensure this index accurately captures its market.

Investors trying to match a broad market exposure should pay attention to . This fund obtains a high Fit score and investors should capture market-like returns.

Other funds diverge from the market, by nature of their investment mandates; for example, follows a strategy and obtains a low Fit score compared with our neutral benchmark.

Index Methodology